9 days in Santo Antao, Boa Vista & Ilha do Sal Itinerary

9 days in Santo Antao, Boa Vista & Ilha do Sal Itinerary

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Santo Antao
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mindelo - São Vicente, Fly to Boa Vista
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Boa Vista
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ilha do Sal
— 3 nights
Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana

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Santo Antao

— 2 nights

Island of the Mountains

The second-largest island in Cape Verde and the westernmost of Africa, Santo Antao offers dizzying sights of highlands ruptured with canyons, valleys, and gorges.
On the 23rd (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Fontainhas, admire the verdant scenery at Paul Tal, then visit a coastal fixture at Fontes Pereira de Melo Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Cova - Krater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Santo Antao Scuba Diving.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santo Antao online visit planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Santo Antao is an approximately 94-hour travel. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Cape Verde Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in December; daily highs in Santo Antao reach 31°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Santo Antao

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Boa Vista

— 3 nights

Island of the Dunes

Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Deserto de Viana, then kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Mónica, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pier Boa Vista Tours. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Un click per un Sorriso - The Shop, stroll through Praia de Chaves, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Curralinho, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Boa Vista trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Santo Antao to Boa Vista takes 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Ilha do Sal

— 3 nights
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Ilha do Sal is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Salinas de Pedra de Lume, contemplate the waterfront views at Buracona, tour the pleasant surroundings at Project Biodiversity Turtle Conservation Hatchery, and admire the natural beauty at Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Ilha do Sal tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Boa Vista to Ilha do Sal takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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